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Juneteenth

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Join us as we observe Juneteenth with various events that celebrate African-American history and heritage, including readings of works by noted Afro-American authors, drum circle, speakers, crafts, and an outdoor movie. Event Date: Saturday, June 19, 2021 Event Time: 5PM Event Host: YWCA Hanover & Hanover Area Diversity Alliance Event Location: Wirt Park, Hanover, PA

Teen Book Club

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Stamped by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi The book establishes several patterns through which to organize and understand historical racism in the United States. The authors divide “racist” and “not racist” into three categories: “segregationist” racism, the commitment to the separation and hierarchy of races; “assimilationist” racism, the push to integrate Black people into… Continue Reading Teen Book Club

Tour of William C Goodridge Freedom Center & Underground Railroad Museum

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Tour of William C Goodridge Freedom Center & Underground Railroad Museum William C. Goodridge was a Station Master on the Underground Railroad who was born enslaved to becoming one of the wealthiest African Americans businessmen in South Central Pennsylvania during the 1800’s — His mother and grandmother were enslaved on the Charles Carroll plantation in… Continue Reading Tour of William C Goodridge Freedom Center & Underground Railroad Museum

Social Racial Justice Adult Book Club

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Social Racial Justice Adult Book Club Book Discussion: Guiding Lights; Train Conductors of Underground Railroad (available on Amazon) Several well-used Underground Railroad paths ran through York County, Pennsylvania, before the American Civil War. Freedom seekers crossed the Mason-Dixon Line after traveling through the rural Maryland countryside and set foot on free soil, often for the… Continue Reading Social Racial Justice Adult Book Club

Upstanders Puppet Show

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Upstanders Puppet Show Join us for snacks, crafts, and activities open to the children of the community. Event Date: Saturday, June 12, 2021 Event Time: 2PM Event Host: YWCA Hanover Event Location: YWCA Hanover, Hanover, PA